Indiana

Daniel Zeiger Dead in Truck Accident on IN Toll Road in LaGrange County, IN

Date
November 21, 2016
Victim's Name(s)
Daniel Zeiger, Winston Sample
Type of Accident
Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

Indiana Toll Road, Gary, LaGrange County, IN, United States

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
ISP
Vehicles Involved
3 semi-trucks
Road/Highway
Indiana Toll Road
Injuries Sustained

Ziegler was pronounced dead at the scene. Sample was taken to Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

Potential Laws Violated

This crash is still under investigation.

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Police say that a semi-truck struck an 18-wheeler that was parked at the side of the roadway that was disabled.


What Happened

ISP offials say that Daniel Zeiger was pronounced dead at the scene of a three semi-truck wreck on Indiana Toll Road in LaGrange County, IN on November 21, 2016.  Police say that Zeiger's semi-truck struck a parked semi-truck that was disabled on the side of the road, which forced Zeiger's truck into another oncoming semi-truck, driven by Winston Sample Jr.  Sample Jr. was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

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